TYPES OF ACQUIRED IMMUNITY

TYPES OF ACQUIRED IMMUNITY - TYPESOFACQUIREDIMMUNITY

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TYPES OF ACQUIRED IMMUNITY   Acquired immunity is protection developed against certain microbes or foreign substances. It is  developed during a person’s lifetime.      NATURALLY ACQUIRED ACTIVE NATURALLY ACQUIRED PASSIVE ARTIFICIALLY  ACQUIRED ACTIVE ARTIFICIALLY  ACQUIRED PASSIVE ANTIGENS ENTER THE  BODY NATURALLY AND  CAUSE THE PRODUCTION  OF ANTIBODIES AND  SPECIALIZED  LYMPHOCYTES ANTIBODIES PASS FROM  MOTHER TO FETUS  ACROSS THE PLACENTA  OR BY BREAST MILK ANTIGENS ARE  INTRODUCED INTO THE  BODY IN VACCINES---A  MODIFIED VERSION  THAT DOES NOT CAUSE  DISEASE BUT STILL  PRODUCES AN IMMUNE  RESPONSE PREFORMED  ANTIBODIES MADE BY  ANOTHER INDIVIDUAL  ARE INJECTED INTO THE  BODY     Note that active immunity involves a response by the person’s immune system. In passive  immunity the antibodies are made by one individual and transferred to another. Passive immunity 
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This note was uploaded on 01/23/2012 for the course MCB MCB2010 taught by Professor Smith during the Fall '09 term at Broward College.

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TYPES OF ACQUIRED IMMUNITY - TYPESOFACQUIREDIMMUNITY

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